Vernonia let. 'Iron Butterfly'


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Vernonia lettermani ‘Iron Butterfly’

  • Great new native selection, compact and vigorous
  • In late summer it is covered with true purple flowers
  • Butterflies
  • Rocky flood plains, tolerant of hot dry locations, yet can withstand brief periods of inundation

Height: 30-36 in
Spread: 30-36 in

Zone: 4-9
Color: Purple

Characteristics & Attributes

Attracts Wildlife:

  • Attracts Butterflies


  • Native Selection
  • Heat Tolerant
  • Mass Planting
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Rock Garden
  • Great Foliage
  • Fast Growing


  • Full Sun

Foliage Color:

  • Green


  • Clump forming

Season of Interest (Flowering):

  • Summer

Season of Interest (Foliage):

  • Summer
  • Fall

Soil Moisture:

  • Dry Soil
  • Moist, Well-Drained

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